pendent

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pen·dent

adjective \ˈpen-dənt\

: hanging down from above

Full Definition of PENDENT

1
:  jutting or leaning over :  overhanging <a pendent cliff>
2
:  supported from above :  suspended <icicles pendent from the eaves>
3
:  remaining undetermined :  pending

Variants of PENDENT

pen·dent or pen·dant \ˈpen-dənt\

Examples of PENDENT

  1. <the dining area is lit by tasteful pendent lamps over the tables>

Origin of PENDENT

Middle English pendaunt
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with PENDENT

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